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. >> ensure that 2013 is finally the year that our government comes to grips with the major problems facing us. >> reporter: everyone would be affected. payroll taxes would increase and bush-era tax cuts would end. the unemployed would see benefits run out and the congressional budget office is already warning of a 9.1% unemployment rate and double- dip recession. >> very, very unusual for the cbo to come out and and predict a recession. >> why not look at sims and bulls, although it's two years later. >> reporter: looming large for our area, possible massive job cuts if automatic pentagon cuts are not stopped and risk 207,000 jobs in virginia, 114,000 jobs in maryland, and 127,000 jobs in the district. well, the white house says that both leaders are going to look at these sides and come to an agreement at some point. but right now they don't know when. leaders from both parties in the senate and the house will begin meeting at the white house next week in the hopes of finding a solution. the fiscal cliff deadline occurs january 1. just yesterday, will, it's important to point out, republican
people earn through higher tax rates? >> reporter: joining us now from the hill newspaper, the senate correspondent for the hill, alexander bolton. you wrote about this of -- some of this today. senate majority leader harry reid came out today and said, you know, listen, we're willing to work with you, republicans, but we're not going to get bushd -- pushed around. here, the speaker of the house saying, basically, you know, we're going to work with you and only on the things that we think we can work on. so, where are we in your view about any realization of compromise up on the hill? >> well, what happened today is both leaders stabbed out their opening positions to dominate congress the next six weeks and those are negotiations to avoid the -called fiscal cliff. the expiration to push the tax rate and the implementation of automatic spending cuts to the tune of $110 billion. and both reid and boehner today said where the starting position is and it's a lot different from when where it was six months ago. >> there was a bit of deja vu when they listen -- you listened to them today. t
to know who created the talking points used by the obama administration after the deadly attack on the consulate in benghazi. they want to determine why so many administration official including ambassador to the u.n. susan rice said the attack was related to an anti-muslim video. administration officials defended the initial response saying it came from the best information they had at the time that didn't compromise classified data. >>> we now know more tonight about why the fbi got so involved in the scandal that brought down david petraeus. his former mistress paula broadway is accused -- broadel with a swell accused of sending -- broadwell is accused of sending cyber ep mails to a friend. in this case, the bureau found e-mails that showed they knew the travel schedule. that was enough to keep the fbi involved updating director david mueller and attorney generaleribbing holder. >> president obama is in thailand mark the first foreign hip since winning a second trip in the white house. he went to bangkok to meet the 8-year-old king and after walking with the prime ministerof
. >> how much of a driver is this u.s. senate race going on between tim kaine and george allen in virginia going to be right now? early on, we're talked about whether the presidential race was going to affect the senate race. is the vice-versa happening here? >> and if barack obama -- i think tim kaine is running ahead of barack obama in virginia. he has coattails. if romney wins virginia and wins it by two or three points, i think george allen goes with him and i think there is a possibility of ticket splitting by virtue of the fact that you might have people voting for romney and cane. i will repeat the line that brian moran uses. it's the chairman of the democratic party in virginia. it's relevant to this. you find me one obama-allen voter. they don't exist. >> in less than an hour, they'll come to a close. >> thank you. >>> both vice presidential candidates cast their ballots. paul ryan voted in janesville, wisconsin. ryan and his wife went together with the kids to the polling like. after filling out his ballot, it was back to campaigning and ryan appeared in many places, including cl
's a choice of going back to the top-down policies that got us into this mess or the middle up, bottom up strat jay gis that got us out of the mess and will keep us going. >> i know when i'm elected, the economy and american job market will still be stagnant. i won't waste time complaining about my predecessor. >> reporter: we're down to the wire here. the associated press put nine states now in the up-for-grabs category: ohio, florida, virginia, north carolina, new hampshire, iowa, wisconsin, colorado, and nevada. brian, that is a wide margin where the candidates will battle the next few days. >>> tonight, video of mitt romney discussing his mormon faith and abortion has gone viral. he ran for president in '08 and sat down in iowa and discussed his faith and view on abortion. >> my faith has strong beliefs -- i was beaten up in boston because i encouraged girls not to have abortions but adoption. i have not done anything to viola the principles of my church in that regard. >> romney said while the mormon church doesn't condone abortion, the church doesn't say a punish has to be opposed t
at schools but they're being used as shelters. housing people have been floodet out of their moments -- homes and apartments. >>> we're still feeling the affects of sandy. now, a nor'easter could be on the way. sue. >> it's not the same as hurricane sandy and this is early in the season to see this, brian. i will let you know who we get rain or wind from that and they need to get ready and that is on wednesday. more details coming up. what you can expect on election day as well. >> i love the uniforms and didn't like the score so much. . >> and you and me both, sue. today, mike shanahan busy putting out fires regarding comments he made following yesterday's loss to the carolina. coming up, the head coach makes abundantly clear he's not lost faith in his team or this season. straight ahead in the news edge.  charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial
, turning up the heat. tom fitzgerald joins us live in the newsroom. tom. >> reporter: it's been a bit of a difficult dance for the romney campaign. trying to press their case in this election, they have to back off some of the harshest attacks from the president in the wake of the storm. the gloves are back off. the president and mitt romney dove into the campaign with full steam today. in roanoke, virginia, mitt romney met with supporters telling them -- telling them he is confident they will end the president next tuesday and presume amine while, was out on the campaign trail the first time this, we rallying in wisconsin before heading off to nevada and colorado. >> governor romney has been using all of the talent as a salesman to dress up those very same policies that failed our country so badly. the same policies we have been cleaning up after the past four years. >> and we came up with an idea last week, which is he's going to create the department of business. i, i don't think adding a new chair in his new cabinet will help to add millions of jobs on main street. i -- >> reporte
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